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Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries

Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries
February 4, 2015

Some users of the Facebook mobile app know the frustration of inconsistent Internet connections and running out of storage. But for users in developing countries, accessing the app can be nearly impossible. However,...

Navigating nightlife

Portrait by Folake Osibodu
September 22, 2014

A variety of venues make up campus nightlife in Champaign-Urbana. From beer gardens to the sticky floors of KAM’S, there are numerous ways for students to unwind after another school week.  But within...

Pebble Smart Watch allows students hands-free communication

Pebble Smart Watch can connect to any device that supports iOS or Android systems via Bluetooth to notify its user of any incoming calls, messages, e-mails and more. Some University students — participants in engineering courses, a campus workshop and a Twitter campaign — have received free watches.
May 6, 2014

Many engineering students have been spotted wearing the same watch on campus, and it’s not an accident. Pebble Smart Watch has a black-and-white e-paper display. It can connect to any device that supports...

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